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The Shocking Statistics Behind Spinal Cord Injuries

THE SAD STATISTICS BEHIND SPINAL CORD -INJURIES Auto accidents and falls are the Approximately 12,500 spinal cord injuries occur each year. most common causes of spinal cord injuries. Spinal cord injuries typically require 11 days in a hospital acute The average time spent in rehabilitation following a spinal cord injury is 36 days. care unit for treatment. The most severe spinal cord injuries cost an average of $1,064,716 in medical bills and Only 12.2% of individuals who suffer a spinal cord injury are employed one year after the accident. other expenses during the first year after the incident. Spinal cord injury often leads to osteoporosis, chronic pain, Individuals with a spinal cord injury are up to 5 times as likely to suffer from a premature death. depression and other conditions. Robert J. DeBry ASSOCI ATES https://www.nscisc.uab.edu/Public/Facts%202015%20Aug.pdf http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs384/en/

The Shocking Statistics Behind Spinal Cord Injuries

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Unfortunately, in the United States, spinal cord injuries are occurring more frequently than you might've thought.

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